Strikeforce 2 Results, Tarver-Hopkins Coverage, UFC 61 Update


**Strikeforce 2 MMA Results**

The following are quick-match results from the second ever Strikeforce MMA show held in San Jose, California last night:

-Chris Amarante def. Sean Bassett via Submission (armbar) at 4:37 of Round 1.
-Clint Coronel def. Juan Miranda via Submission (anaconda choke) at 1:43 of Round 2.
-Luke Stewart def. Bill Duval via Submission (armbar) at 1:15 of Round 1.
-Jared Hamman def. Scott Graham via TKO (strikes) at 1:36 of Round 2.
-Daniel Puder def. Tommy Tuggle via Submission (armbar) at 0:30 of Round 1.
-Eugene Jackson def. Mike Seal via TKO (strikes) at 2:49 of Round 2.
-Josh Thomson def. Harris Sarimento via Submission (triangle choke) at 3:19 of Round 3.
-Tyson Griffin def. Duane Ludwig via TKO (strikes) at 3:57 of Round 1.
-Bobby Southworth & James Irvin fought to a no contest (injury due to technical accident) at 0:17 of Round 1.
-Gilbert Melendez def. Clay Guida via Split Decision (50-45, 50-45, 46-48) after 5 Rounds.
-Cung Le def. Brian Warren via TKO (strikes) at 4:19 of Round 1.
-Alistair Overeem def. Vitor Belfort via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) after 3 Rounds.

-For other newsworthy notes from the show such as Frank Shamrock & Phil Baroni interviewed in the cage about fighting each other on a future Strikeforce show, as well as further details on the bizarre accident in the Southworth/Irvin fight, visit

**Tarver-Hopkins Coverage**

Tonight live on HBO pay-per view from the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey will be the highly anticipated bout between "The Magic Man" Antonio Tarver and "The Executioner" Bernard Hopkins. The show, billed as "Fight to the Finish" is a officially set as both fighters weighed in at 174 lbs. at yesterday's official weigh-ins.

For live coverage of the pay-per view tonight, visit

**UFC 61 Update**

The following is the updated card for the UFC 61 "Bitter Rivals" pay-per view scheduled on July 8:

-Tim Sylvia (c) vs. Andrei Arlovski (Heavyweight title)
-Ken Shamrock vs. Tito Ortiz
-Yves Edwards vs. Joe Stevenson
-Frank Mir vs. Dan Christison
-Josh Burkman vs. Josh Neer

For more coverage on UFC 61 including more rumored matches, and to find out why Joe Rogan will not be doing announcing for the pay-per view as he usually does, go to